Real Appeal

For Employees who have HealthSelect insurance:

We are pleased to announce Real Appeal, an online weight loss program as a new benefit offering to HealthSelectSMmembers and their families. Real Appeal is a simple, step-by-step program designed to teach healthy habits over time that lead to lasing weight loss results.

Real Appeal is in addition to our in-person Weight Watchers at Work program offered at Highland Business Center and Cypress Creek.

Employees, spouses and dependents 18 and older covered by our HealthSelect of Texas plan with a BMI of 23 or higher can join by enrolling at from your smartphone, tablet or personal computer. The best part is it’s all at no cost to you – not even a co-pay or deductible.

The Real Appeal program provides you with all the tools you need to help you achieve lasting weight loss, including:

  • A Personal Transformation Coach, who leads weekly online group sessions and provides one-one-one support to help tailor a program specifically for your needs, schedule and goals
  • A Success Kit containing step-by-step guides, workout DVDs and gear, delicious recipes, and healthy kitchen cooking tools – including your own personal blender –  and more
  • Online site and mobile app for access to Real Appeal tracking tools, messaging  and digital resources anytime, from anywhere

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Take advantage of this great opportunity to better the health and well-being of you and your family. If you’d like to learn more about the Real Appeal program, check out this 3 minute educational video. If you’re ready to get started, you can enroll now at using your smartphone, tablet or personal computer.


Boost Your Produce Information

Getting Started                                          How to Count F/V                        
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Point System                                          Daily Tracker
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Earn 25 out of 31 points and receipe ‘Let’s Cook with Fruits and Vegetables’ cookbook
~Meet your personal weekly goal – Earn 3 points each week (up to 15 possible points- 3 x 5 weeks)
~Listen to webinars (2 pts/session)- Earn up to 4 points
~Submit a recipe – Earn 2 points
~Visit Farmers’ Markets (2 pts/visit)- Earn up to 4 points
~Contribute to Basketful of Goodies – Earn 2 points
~Contribute to Build a Salad Potluck – Earn 2 points
~Complete the Boost Crossword – Earn 2 points ‘

Boost Your Produce Crossword Puzzle
Click here to download the puzzle. See if you can figure out some of these fruits and vegetables.
Listen and Learn Webinars – Earn 2 points per webinar
One hour (very informative, well worth your time) webinars are provided by United HealthCare and source4 women. We recommend you use Internet Explorer or Firefox on a Windows PC or Safari on a Mac. Webinars may not be viewable through Chrome
Juicing For Better Health Webinar
The juice revolution is upon us, are you ready to give juicing a whirl? Learn how to drink your way to a healthier you with nutritious juices and smoothies for nourishing snacks, meal replacements and an easy way to help you eat more fruits and veggies. Recipes for the most nutritious beverages will be included. Join us to understand what you can expect juicing to do for you, and what’s just hype — like juicing for detoxification and cleansing.
Most Powerful Super Foods Webinar
Super foods can have disease-preventing nutrients that are powerful enough to help lower cholesterol, reduce risk of heart disease and cancer, promote weight loss and potentially improve your mood. This seminar may change the way you eat, shop and cook for your family.
Online Fruit and Vegetable Cookbook – Earn 2 points
Submit a fruit or vegetable recipe and earn 2 points toward your goal of 25 points. Weekly updates to the recipes will be sent to all participants. Click Here to Submit your recipe.
Visit a Farmers’ Market – Earn up to 4 points (2 points per visit)
Get closer to nature by visiting a nearby Farmers’ Market. See the list below but attend any market of your choosing. Confirm the day and time of each market before visiting. Details subject to change.
Boost Farmers' Market
Try these Group Activities
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Diabetes Recordings

diabetes 101In case you missed our three part Diabetes 101 series, you can listen to the sessions on led by Brittany Crim, PhD, RN.

Visit our Resources page for the link.  Click Here 






Become an Exercise Star – Wrap-Up

Way to go ACC Exercise Stars! We wrapped up another successful eight week program. Participation was up by 22% and 89% of you reached your goal. That’s commitment. Hopefully, this kicked started a regular exercise habit for our employees.
As we all know, our exercise minutes didn’t just count for us personally, it helped move our campus along in a ‘healthy competition’. Dr. Rhodes recognized the ‘Most Active Campus’ during a ceremony in mid April.

Congratulations to our top three Most Active Campuses –
1st Place:Elgin     2nd Place: Rio Grande    and  3rd Place:   Pinnacle

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